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Correlational findings

Study Wang et al. (2013): study CN 2008

Public:
19+ aged, general public, China, 2008
Survey name:
CN-GSS
Sample:
Respondents:
N = 5395
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: face-to-face

Correlate

Authors's label
Region in China
Our Classification
Operationalization
Region in China:
- Eastern
- Central
- Western (reference)

Observed Relation with Happiness

Happiness Measure Statistics Elaboration / Remarks O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.03 p < .01 EASTERN (vs western)
Full sample               (N=5395)
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.02 ns First-generation migrants (N=2213) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.08 p < .05 New-generation migrants   (N=444) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.03 p < .05 Urban locals              (N=2738) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.01 ns CENTRAL (vs western)
Full sample
O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = -.01 ns First-generation migrants (N=2213) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.06 ns New-generation migrants   (N=444) O-HL-u-sq-v-5-h b = +.03 ns Urban locals              (N=2738)

B's controlled for:
- age and age squared
- gender
- years of education
- marital status
- health status
- having children
- hourly income
- surface area of house
- number of friends
- perceived recent change in social class
- job satisfaction

Full sample is additionally controlled for migrant status